Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty Dance with Death by Kurt Vonnegut

What’s it about? This work is considered one of the most important novels of the 20th Century.  In a nutshell, it’s about the bombing of Dresden during World War II.  Billy Pilgrim, a Chaplain’s Assistant for theU.S. military, is captured by the German’s during the Battle of the Bulge.  Somehow, Billy manages to live through the capture, unscathed by theDresden bombing, and survive the war.  As he’s living out his war memories, Billy Pilgrim becomes “unstuck in time,” and is able to jump between different time periods in his life.  These time periods vary.  At times, you are living out...

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